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  • Senegal's president concedes defeat; victory for African democracy

     
    Senegal's incumbent president concedes defeat: Incumbent Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's move to swiftly concede defeat after Sunday's presidential run-off election was seen as big step for African democracy, in a ieighborhhod better know for...
  • Mali is cut off by its neighbors. What will blocking the borders do?

     
    A coalition of West African nations is closing off the borders of Mali, condemning it for a recent military coup that ousted its president. How could that affect the landlocked country? Blocking the borders means that Mali will be starved for gas and...
  • Clinton promises 'partnership, not patronage,' to African nations

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched a tour across Africa on Tuesday by promising “partnership not patronage” with African nations....
  • 'Eaters expand borders

    The logo on the Bren Events Center court reads 'Eater Nation. But first-year UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russ Turner believes that to achieve the kind of success he envisions, the Anteaters will need to utilize players beyond American borders....
  • Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage

    Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage
    Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out. People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
  • Melinda Gates: Give women the power to determine their future

    Melinda Gates: Give women the power to determine their future
    The vast majority of women in the United States use birth control. Some of us may even consider it a minor annoyance. Sometimes we forget to take our pills. The side effects can be painful. But we put up with it because it's so important to have the power...
  • Trial to begin in slaying of U. of C. grad student from Senegal

    Trial to begin in slaying of U. of C. grad student from Senegal
    Testimony is scheduled to begin today in the trial of Demetrius Warren, accused in the slaying of Amadou Cisse, a Sengalese graduate student at the University of Chicago who was fatally shot in the early morning hours of Nov. 17, 2008, when he was walking...
  • Man convicted in slaying of U.of C. doctoral student

    Man convicted in slaying of U.of C. doctoral student
    A Cook County jury late Monday convicted a man in the slaying of a University of Chicago doctoral student in a botched robbery nearly four years ago. Demetrius Warren, 21, was found guilty of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated discharge of...
  • Man gets 120 years for killing U of C doctoral student

    Man gets 120 years for killing U of C doctoral student
    A Cook County judge today sentenced a man to 120 years in prison in the slaying of a University of Chicago doctoral student from Africa during a botched robbery four years ago. Prosecutors said Demetrius Warren, 21, fatally shot Amadou Cisse in November...
  • San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park enjoys baby boom

    San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park enjoys baby boom
    I admit it: I fall in love easily. First, it was with a 268-pound guy. Despite his youth, he was gray and wrinkled. But there were others as the day wore on. One had a face like a horse. Another was nice-enough looking, but that neck — oh, heavens,...
  • Food price rises spark protests, hoarding

    Anger over high food prices has sparked protests in several countries. Surging food prices have posed a particular risk to poor economies. Here are some details of recent price rise protests and disturbances: * BURKINA FASO - Unions called a general...